Every human being has all sorts of needs whether they live in town or out of town. “Working alone, together” is a phrase that actually portrays the primary needs of most freelancers, startups, or digital nomads that most of the serviced offices can address. Loneliness or isolation is the reason why people are opting out from a 9-5 corporate job in a traditional office.
As for SMEs and other startups, their first concern is cost minimization while running the business especially the office rental and its utility. However, people do not want their business operation to be limited due to the tight budget. By moving into a serviced office, they can access various services such as free utility, stationary, printing machine, or even free-flowing foods and drinks. Other features are include napping rooms, phone booth, gaming room, and many more will make people feel homely while getting their work done. On top of that, the cost can be decreased more when they prefer the location to be in suburban areas due to its outstanding affordable rates.
In Klang Valley itself, it can be noticed that people are shifting to the suburbs in which the lesser populated outlying towns in Selangor. This is the result of the significant growth of the population in Kuala Lumpur which could not be contained within its urban restrict. According to the Star, the steady suburbanization of jobs and residences has resulted in a more widely dispersed urban form with more new developments located further out from the original urban core.
With the more widespread of public transport that can easily accessible even at the outskirt of Kuala Lumpur, it gives another ideal option for a perfect workspace within the suburban areas. Imagine how much transportation cost and time you can save just to go to work daily if your workplace is nearby to your house? It is not just traffic-free, but it's literally worry-free.
By connecting to the human needs aforementioned, there comes the rise of suburban serviced offices in Klang Valley. Here is the list of serviced offices in Kuala Lumpur to check out.
A newbie serviced office in Kuala Lumpur, Sandbox Coworking Spaces is located in the middle of Sri Petaling business center designed especially for the young working adults which offers an open space as well as private office along with a dedicated desk. The community will be provided with the options of entry via day-passes or monthly fixed desks. Plus, residents will enjoy access to a variety of features such as 24/7 access, mail, and package handling, app-based entry and exiting, top-notch security, snacks with free-flowing coffee and a rain shower to get them to freshen up when the workloads make them gloomy.
22-1 Jalan Radin Bagus 3, Sri Petaling, 57000 KL
|All Day Pass (9am to 6pm)
|Open Box (Dedicated Desk)||RM480/month|
|Private Box (Suites)||RM580/month|
|RM38/hour (6 pax), RM79/hour (12 pax), RM98/hour (16 pax); Residents also get meeting room credits to use.|
By only looking at the picture, what comes into your mind? Yes, GOOGLE! The brand new "Google-office" of Malaysia, CO3 Social Office, is located in Puchong, a major town in the Petaling District, Selangor. It sets apart itself from the regular co-working spaces by offering SMEs, freelancers, and entrepreneurs a space that integrates work and plays which makes it as a place to unwind. This includes a suspended reading net, free yoga and photography classes, sleeping pods, and even a metal spiral slide.
2-3, Jalan Merbah 1, Bandar Puchong Jaya, 47170 Puchong, Selangor
|All Day Pass (9am to 6pm)
|Meeting Rooms||RM600/day (8 pax)|
|Event Space||RM6000/day (100 pax) ;
RM3000/day (30 pax)
Another coworking space which is a perfect fit for freelancers, entrepreneurs, content creators as well as students or anyone who wishes to get things done with its affordable rate of entry pass. By just spending RM17 at this space, you may enjoy a free flow of tea, coffee, fruit-water, snacks, ice-cream & etc. - 100Mbps Internet - Multiple plug points for a one whole day. As mentioned by the Playground Co-sharing Space, “You can stay for as long as you want. Unlike in cafés, you don’t need to pay for food/beverage just to feel ‘entitled’ to stay and work in a space” gives the overview of its concept that it is designed with comfort and homely atmosphere in mind.
Dataran Sunway, 3-3, Jalan PJU 5/10, Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
|Entry Pass (9am to 6pm)
|| RM12.50/one half hour
|Entry Pass (9am to 6pm)||RM17/more than one half hour|
|Entry Pass (after 6pm)
The rarest location that you can find a place to work. This space is part of the brainchild of blockchain enthusiasts located in the north of Kuala Lumpur which known as Gombak. It was developed in 2017 and has been operative ever since. It's not limiting itself to just offer spaces for work purposes, but it also includes cool event spaces as part of the business model. The lounge has been used by numerous users from a number of small events to big occasions such as birthday celebration, corporate event, and creative brainstorming. The lounge is situated to face the greater Kuala Lumpur and offers beautiful scenery that is even more captivating during the night. Looking for a place that can run a performance? Here it has a training room for more than 150 audiences with a theater seating arrangement such as in the Coliseum.
No. 59-G, 59-1, 59-2, 60-1,, Lorong Perusahaan Ringan 1, Kawasan Perusahan Ringan Seri Gombak,, Batu Caves, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor
|Meeting Rooms||RM900/day (16 pax)|
|Training & Workshop Spaces||RM1200/day (50 pax) ;
RM2800/day (170 pax)
|Event Spaces||RM200/hour (50 pax) ;
RM2500/day (50 pax)
Penthouse, 16-1, Level 16 Wisma UOA Damansara 2, No 6, Changkat Semantan, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
|Private Offices||RM4396/month (4 Pax)|
From an elite area, Worq has expanded its location to Subang Jaya, well-connected to the cities of Kuala Lumpur, Shah Alam and the townships of Petaling Jaya. By still maintaining its signature space concept which is designed with the millennial in mind, this office boasts huge windows, a large open space, and break amenities. Enjoy access to the games room, private gym, sleeping pods, lounge area, and fully- stocked pantry with free-flowing coffee. The office also has mail handling and dispatch services.
Either conducting small casual workshops or big seminar events in this contemporary space, the event space can fit up to 120 pax, it comes with full privacy and collaborative design. The event space is fully equipped with a full audio system, projector, lighting, recording capabilities, and high-speed Wifi. The configuration of space is fully customization to suit your event needs.
Unit 2-1, Level 2, The Podium, Tower 3, UOA Business Park No, 1, Jalan Pengaturcara U1/51a, Seksyen U1, 40150 Shah Alam, Selangor
|Training & Workshop Spaces||RM380/hour (120 pax)|
22-B Jalan Bayu Tinggi 5, Port Klang, Malaysia
|All Day Pass (9.30am - 7.30pm)||RM25/day|
|3 Hours Pass||RM15/three hour|
|1 Month Pass||RM250/month|
Menara KPMG, 8, First Avenue, Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
|Meeting Rooms||RM360/day (6 pax) ;
RM600/day (20 pax)
|Event Spaces||RM1600/day (100 pax)|
67-1, Jalan Setia Utama AT U13/AT, Setia Alam, Seksyen U13, 40170 Shah Alam, Selangor
|Meeting Rooms||RM60/hour (6 pax)|
T3-10-05, Icon City, Jalan SS8/39, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
RM1398/month (2 pax);
Desa Park City
Block D-1-9, Plaza Arkadia, No.3, Jalan Intisari Perdana, Desa Parkcity, 52200 Kuala Lumpur.
|Training & Workshop Spaces||RM600/day (40 pax)|
|Private Offices||RM1500/month (3 pax);
RM3000/month (6 pax)
Level 4, The Starling Mall, No. 6, Jalan SS21/37, Damansara Uptown, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.
|Meeting Rooms||RM500/day (8 pax);
RM580/day (10 pax)
|Event Spaces||RM5800/day (100 pax)|
|Private Offices|| RM1598/month (2 pax);
RM3196/day (4 pax);
RM4794/month (6 pax);
RM6392/month (8 pax)
Worry not, there are plenty more options of spaces that would suit you best. Contact our Space Expert Mayurr to book a free tour of any, or more, of the locations today!